Pam Swain, IOM



Pam Swain serves as the President and CEO of the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce. She has been with the Oxford Chamber since 2002 where she served as Senior Vice President from 2002 through August of 2023 when she was promoted to President and CEO.  Swain holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Science in Public Relations from the University of Southern Mississippi.

Mrs. Swain serves on multiple boards of directors in the Oxford community, including the United Way of Oxford and Lafayette County and Visit Oxford. She is very active in the Lafayette County School District, where she is Past President of the Lafayette Endowment Fund for Education and Past President for the Lafayette Middle School PTO.  She was chosen as Parent of the Year for the School District in both 2016 and 2018, in addition to being chosen Parent of the Year multiple times for Lafayette Elementary and Lafayette Middle Schools.  Currently, she is devoting her spare time as a parent to her high school boys sports teams and serving on both the Football Boosters board and the Basketball Boosters board.

Mrs. Swain has served as President of board of the Public Relations Association of Mississippi and the Oxford/Ole Miss Chapter of PRAM, as well as Vice President position on the Southern Public Relations Federation board. She has received numerous awards and honors for her work in PR and has been recognized by the Southern Public Relations Federations as a Senior Practitioner in the field of PR.

Mrs. Swain is currently a member of the Mississippi Economic Council (MEDC) and the American Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE). She is also a graduate of the Inistitute for Organizational Management, Leadership Mississippi and Leadership Pinebelt.

Mrs. Swain grew up in south Mississippi but has been proud to call Oxford home for nearly 22 years. She is married to her college sweetheart, Cory Swain, and they have three boys: John Pitner, David Doss, and Jones Carson.

Julia Blackmon

Office Manager

Rosie Vassallo

Receptionist and Retiree Attraction Program Director